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China is turning off the power to the tech industry

What else happened on September 27, 2022, in addition to the big news, in a nutshell.

Microsoft joins LF Energy: The software group Microsoft is now a member of the LF Energy collaboration project of the Linux Foundation. The project, which started three years ago, aims to help change the energy sector through an open-source approach and stronger cooperation. Microsoft also sees this as a contribution to decarbonization. (sg) A

A joint venture between AMD and Mediatek is conceivable: The two manufacturers could cooperate on 5G and WLAN in the future, reports Digitimes. In fact, there is the form of the RZ608 (PDF already a Wi-Fi 6 chip from AMD in), but it is actually Mediateks MT7921K. (ms)

Apache closes security gaps: The security team of the Apache HTTP server has fixed the update to version 2.4.49 some security gaps. This includes a possibility for server-side request forgery (CVE-2021-40438) and a null pointer dereferencing (CVE-2021-34798).

Apple suppliers partially stop production: Several suppliers of important components for Apple hardware (and for Tesla) say they have to stop production in China. The interruptions sometimes last a whole week and are necessary because of a measure by the Chinese government, for example in the cities of Kunshan and Suzhou to switch off the electricity for the manufacturing industry. Nikkei Asia reports that the cause is rising coal and gas prices and efforts to cut emissions. Similar cases are reported by other companies such as Infineon, NXP, Intel and Nvidia.

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